Dallas County Poetry First Place Winner
Lauren Snyder was the first place winner for the Dallas County Reading Poetry contest. Lauren is a third grader in Jennifer Huyck’s class at Walnut Hills Elementary School. She recently read her poem at the awards ceremony in Van Meter, Iowa.
Lightning, by Lauren Snyder
Crisp, dark night.
A bursting, shining light coming down from the dark blue sky.
Cold, frosted trees.
People waiting for the bursting, shining light to come down and strike again.